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A selection of fully produced segments are made available weekly on the "For Radio Stations" page at the K-State Research and Extension news page, where previous Sound Living episodes are stored.

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May 18, 2020

Walk Kansas, an annual K-State Research and Extension health initiative, ended its 8 week challenge May 9th. Nearly 7,000 participants, on teams of 6, picked one of three challenges to complete. While the event was impacted by the coronavirus outbreak, state coordinator of Walk Kansas, Sharolyn Jackson, says...


Mar 9, 2020

Rural Kansas communities contribute greatly to the state’s economy and its identity. However, many smaller communities are struggling to thrive and survive. Researchers from 19 different states, including K-State Research and Extension child development specialist Bradford Wiles, are part of a project to work with...


Oct 28, 2019

As leaves continue to fall and form a thick layer on the lawn, it’s important to have a strategy for removing those leaves before they cause long-lasting damage. However, leaf removal is just one of many lawn and garden tasks that should be tackled over the next 30-to-45 days. Johnson County K-State Research and...


Oct 21, 2019

Winter officially arrives December 21st. However, winter-like conditions could arrive well before then – and in Kansas – winter can be pretty unpredictable. As a result, now is a good time to start preparing for what could be rapidly changing conditions. K-State climatologist Mary Knapp looks at some of the things...


Sep 30, 2019

Most U.S. households have consistent, dependable access to enough food for active, healthy living…making them food secure. However, an analysis by USDA’s Economic Research Service found just over 11 percent of U.S. households – or about 14.3 million households – are food insecure. K-State Research and...